News in Brief

Meal cooks fall ill Suspension Meeting Football Golf feat Cop injured Abduction Exam trains Netball trouble Bank branch Mourning Math award

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 31.08.13

Meal cooks fall ill

Siwan: Asha Devi and Ruby Devi, the two cooks of Bangra Srikant Middle School under the jurisdiction of Tarwara police station, fell ill on Friday after consuming the midday meal. hey were admitted to Siwan Sadar hospital. Doctors said prima facie it appeared to be a case of food poisoning. The condition of the women is said to be stable. The students were not served the meal.


Patna: Arvind Singh, the assistant sub-inspector posted at Runnisaidpur police station in Sitamarhi district, has been put under suspension after being found guilty of illegally detaining a tea vendor, Jayprakash Sah.


Patna: Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation held a public consultation meeting on Ganga riverfront development project at SK Memorial Hall on Friday.


Patna: The three-day ICSE & ISC Schools’ Regional Football Tournament (Bihar & Jharkhand) started on Friday. Don Bosco Academy is hosting the tournament involving five zones.

Golf feat

Patna: Golfer Aman Raj grabbed the third position in the Tamil Nadu Open Amateur Golf Championship, 2013, held at Coimbatore on Friday.

Cop injured

Chhapra: Sub-inspector Krishna Baitha, posted at Baniapur police station, suffered injuries on Thursday night after a bullet from the revolver of a trainee sub-inspector hit him accidentally.


Gopalganj: Rohit, alias Rahul (12), was abducted at Kurba Bazar bridge under the jurisdiction of Baikunthpur police station on Friday morning on his way to school.

Exam trains

Patna: East Central Railway has decided to run two special trains between Patna and Hatiya and one special train between Patna and Jabalpur to cater to the needs of examinees of railway recruitment board.

Netball trouble

Patna, Aug. 30: The Netball Federation of India has suspended its provisional affiliation to Bihar Netball Association, as it did not organise any tournament or conduct elections over the past four years.

Bank branch

Patna: Punjab National Bank opened its new branch at Patliputra Colony on Friday. Two hundred new accounts were opened with a total deposit of Rs 2.25 crore.


Patna: Industrialists on Friday mourned the death of former Bihar Industries Association treasurer Hargovind Khetan. He died in Delhi on Thursday.

Math award

Patna: Shubham Sinha has been selected for PL Bhatnagar Award, 2013. A former student of St Xavier’s he now studies at Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore.